The Block Tower
A poem about the building of a tower cleverly reveals how the form of a poem can match its subject, in this case that patience and persistence matter.
We Landlubbers Sail the Sea
Poem about kids’ adventures sailing with a sailor called Ben
Micheleen Emmett O’Shea
A young girl’s chance encounter with a leprechaun leads her to understanding that there are many things in life better than gold!
A girl recounts her fond memories of beautiful hummingbirds in her grandmother’s garden and includes a poem entitled “The Hummingbird” paying tribute to them.
The Night After Christmas
In this poem also by Clement Clarke Moore, we hear about a different visitor on the night AFTER Christmas!
‘Twas the night before Christmas
The famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore about one Christmas eve and the arrival of you-know-who down the chimney.
The Pump that could not Sump
A poem. About a flood. In a house. Oh dear.
On Bicycles Built for Two
Lovely poem about the delight of a magical family bike ride on tandems together.
Ever wondered what happens when two dragons get married? Find out with this poem.
A poem about making a playground for mice, who have lots of fun in it and even the Fairy Queen herself comes to visit.
The Fairy Queen offers three wishes, see in this poem how the mortal man responds.